Editors’ Notes A hard-driving bebop drummer with a conversational knack, Max Roach never confined himself to a single style. Our playlist touches on the muscular hard bop he played with trumpeter Clifford Brown, his civil rights music with wife Abbey Lincoln, daring duets with saxophonist Anthony Braxton, and the melodic soloing of "Drums Unlimited."

SONG
ALBUM
Un Poco Loco
4:44
 
St. Thomas (feat. Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins & Max Roach)
6:49
 
Disorder At the Border
2:59
 
Tempus Fugit
2:25
 
Opus V (Instrumental)
2:39
 
2:34
 
Opus de Bop
2:32
 
A Night in Tunisia (Live)
12:01
 
I've Got You Under My Skin (feat. Clifford Brown) [Live In Los Angeles, 1954]
5:26
 
Tune Up
3:56
 
13:11
 
House Party Starting
5:40
 
Bemsha Swing
7:43
 
The Freedom Suite
19:22
 
A Helluva Town
5:01
 
9:45
 
Long As You're Living
2:33
 
Caravan
4:12
 
7:12
 

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